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Survey: Area Holiday Traffic Will Be Huge, But Spread Out, This Year

Jenny Robinson of AAA Mid-Atlantic says that despite gasoline prices that are 15 cents higher per gallon than a year ago, quite a few people plan to leave town for the holidays.


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Area Traffic Light Outages Create Ongoing Hazard For Motorists

Power outages knock out traffic signals, and that’s not a good thing.


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AAA: Increased Number Of Highway Fatalities Becoming A Concern

AAA-Mid-Atlantic is raising the alarm about a sharp rise in highway fatalities so far this year and is concerned about a deadly trend.



Rising Gas Prices Could Put Wrinkle In Labor Day Weekend Travel Plans

Hurricane Isaac and the impact it’s having on gas prices could dampen Labor Day weekend travel plans for some in the Philadelphia region.


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City’s Most Profitable Red Light Cameras: Outside City Hall

A new report finds that of the two dozen intersections in Philadelphia with red light camera enforcement, the ones near City Hall rake in the most dough.



Tips For Traveling With Pets

Just in time for summer, the 14th edition of a guide for travelers with pets is out.



Deadliest Day For Teenage Drivers Just Around The Corner

A survey of crash data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds July 4th is the deadliest day for teens to be out on the roads.


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As Mercury Climbs, Some Steps To Keep Your Car Running Smoothly

With the temperature expected to top out at a humid 90 degrees today, AAA MidAtlantic reminds you to make sure your car is ready for summer driving.


Deadly Accident On 309 Begs Safety Questions

A deadly accident on 309 yesterday posed an important question for drivers: what do you do when your car breaks down on a busy roadway?


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Area Motorists Feeling Pain At The Pump As Gas Prices Continue To Rise Nationally

According to Triple-A, the average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.66 in the five county Philadelphia area. That’s ten-cents more than the national average.


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As Economy Stumbles Along, Car Repair Businesses Are Booming

AAA Mid-Atlantic is out with a survey that finds more and more motorists are putting off buying a new car, opting instead to go the repair route.


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AAA Estimates 1 Million People From The Region Will Travel This Holiday Season

If you’re hitting the road this holiday, you won’t be alone.


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Del. River Port Authority Approves a Final Flotilla of Economic Development Spending

“I thought we changed our direction, and as I sit here today I’m not sure we have,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner said.


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Eastern Standard Time Returns With An Extra Hour Of Daylight

The end of daylight saving meant time to turn the clock back an hour.



DRPA Comes Under Scrutiny For Millions Earmarked For Economic Development Projects

Triple AAA has chimed in on the battle over how to use more than $29 million in unused economic development money at the Delaware River Port Authority.